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Okowa congratulates Udom and Ikpeazu

Okowa congratulates Udom and Ikpeazu

Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated governors Udom Emmanuel and Okezie Ikpeazu of Akwa-Ibom and Abia states on their victory at the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The congratulatory message was contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary, Charles Ehiedu Aniagwu on Thursday in Warri, Delta State. Okowa described the Supreme

Okowa sets up committee to review multi -billion naira tourism park

Governor Ifeayin Okowa of Delta State has set up a seven – man committee to review the execution of the multi- billion naira tourism park at Olori , in Udu local government area of the state. The state Commissioner for Culture and Tourism , Ernest Ogwezzy, dropped the hint on Tuesday during a State Executive

Be concerned with change mantra, not Buhari’s wealth, says Okowa

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday advised Nigerians to be concerned the change process rather than President Muhammadu Buhari’s wealth. Okowa decried various statements from some Nigerians over the Buhari’s declaration of assets, saying “what the President has today in terms of his personal wealth oath not to be the business of Nigerians’’. He

Appointments: Okowa moves to appease Uduaghan, nominates ex-governor’s allies

The war of attrition between erstwhile Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, and his successor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, may soon be over as the incumbent governor may have decided to appoint the former governor’s men into key positions in his government. Though not public, the brewing quarrel started when Okowa, just before his inauguration, directed

Ijaw communities battle Okowa over proposed oil agency bill

There has been a groundswell of criticisms by the six oil and gas producing communities of Ijaw kingdoms in Delta State over the proposed bill to amend the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) law, 2006. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa had discarded ex-governor Emmanuel Uduaghan’s bill to reform the commission which is perceived to

Uduaghan’s brother, ex-aides make Okowa’s Commissioners’ nominees list

The names of Vincent Uduaghan, a younger brother to ex-Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, a former Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Mr. Kingsley Emu and his counterpart in Local Government Affairs, Newworld Safugha, have been forwarded by the State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, to the state House of Assembly for screening. Apart from the trio,

Missing Delta Accountant-General resurfaces after Uduaghan’s exit

The Accountant-General of Delta State, Mr Cyril Agbele, has reappeared after absconding controversially from his post in the last week of ex-governor Emmanuel Uduaghan’s government. Agbele ostensibly ‘vanished’ when the pressure from the former governor to release monies in the heyday of the outgone administration for reasons he could not explain. However, the Accountant-General, according